Dr Pepper Snapple Buys Bai Brands

The soda maker will purchase the antioxidant drink manufacturer for $1.7 billion NACS Online Dr Pepper Snapple Group has announced its plans to purchase Bai Brands for $1.7 billion, Fortune reports. Bai makes antioxidant beverages. “We’re excited to welcome Bai into our family of great brands,” said Larry Young, DPS president and CEO, in a…

More Online Retailers Moving to Actual Stores

The age of web-based shopping has fueled brick-and-mortar openings NACS Online Online shopping has changed the buying habits of Americans, but many online-only retailers are opening physical locations to further enhance the shopping experience, the New York Times reports. For example, last month, Amazon.com hinted that it might open convenience stores. Both big and small…

The Possible Trump Tax Plan

By: Randall A. Denha, Esq.* After what seemed to be the longest election cycle in recent memory (in no small part due to constant media coverage), which saw jabs, upper cuts and occasional knock-outs on the campaign trail, the American public has elected Donald Trump as president of the United States. While he, along with…

Tuesday’s Big Winner Is Marijuana

Voters in three states—and a potential fourth—approved recreational marijuana initiatives, and several other states passed medical marijuana provisions By NACS Online Trump may have won the White House, but voters who support legalizing marijuana proved to be big winners as well, reports The Washington Post. The news source writes that voters in California, Massachusetts and…

These Four Cities Will Impose a Soda Tax

Following Tuesday’s elections, voters approved ballot measures in four U.S. cities to impose a soda tax By NACS Online “The trickle of soda taxes is becoming a stream,” reports the Wall Street Journal, with voters in three California cities, San Francisco, Oakland and Albany, and Boulder, Colorado, all approving a ballot measure that taxes sugary…